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Object ID

2015.2.44

Object Name

Print, Photographic

Date

1941

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Description

Front: Black and white photograph of three figures. On the left is a smiling boy in rags with bare feet and wearing a cap. A young woman with bare feet a dirty skirt stands in the middle. Next to her is an older man dressed in all black and holding a cane. All wear armbands on their right arm. Behind them are two men, one with a cap, another with a suit and armband.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash:
Photograph taken in all probability by a German photographer in the Warsaw Ghetto, the largest Ghetto created by the Nazis, who doubtless saw these Jews--posed as they were--as curiosities, especially as they confirmed archetypes created by Nazi media.

Dimensions

5 x 3 1/2"

Keywords

Warsaw Ghetto, Archetype, Star of David

Warsaw Ghetto

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